Vitamin D status in women with pelvic floor disorder symptoms

  title={Vitamin D status in women with pelvic floor disorder symptoms},
  author={Candace Y. Parker-Autry and Alayne D Markland and Alicia C. Ballard and Deidra Downs-Gunn and Holly Elizabeth Richter},
  journal={International Urogynecology Journal},
Our aim was to characterize the relationship between 25-hydroxyvitamin D [25(OH)D] status with pelvic floor symptom distress and impact on quality of life. A retrospective chart review was performed in women with a 25(OH)D level drawn within 1 year of their gynecology/urogynecology visit. Validated questionnaires including the Colorectal–Anal Distress Inventory (CRADI)-8 and Incontinence Impact Questionnaire (IIQ-7) were used. Multivariate analyses characterized pelvic floor disorder (PFD… CONTINUE READING